Fundamentally changing an at-will employee's job duties after employment begins may result in a claim for breach of contract.
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By understanding that even minor, unintentional marketing mistakes can lead to consumer protection claims, business owners can better manage the risks of their various marketing efforts.
An agreement to arbitrate requires that the parties actually agree to arbitration.
Time flies, but lawsuits move slowly, so it's entirely possible that parties may be involved in court litigation when the restrictive time frame in a non-compete agreement expires. Why is that important?
All small business owners, even those without employees, should understand Washington's workers' compensation reimbursement rights.
When a third party intentionally interferes with someone else's business relationship, the law may provide a remedy. But the damaged party has to prove special elements.
An affirmative statement or action that unequivocally shows that a party does not intend to comply with a contract is called anticipatory repudiation, and when it occurs, the non-breaching party can stop performance of the contract without penalty.
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It is December, and as there are "12 days of Christmas" and 12 jurors on a jury, I thought I'd use the coincidence to highlight 12 instances of allegations of juror misconduct in real-life civil trial deliberations.
In Porter v. Kirkendoll, the Washington Supreme Court classified timber trespass as a strict liability tort and held that the Washington tort reform act applies to timber trespass claims.